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Errata: Vol. 56, No. 32

In the report, "Progress Toward Global Eradication of Dracunculiasis, January 2005--May 2007," the following errors occurred:

On page 813, the second sentence of the first paragraph should have read: "This report describes the continued progress of the dracunculiasis eradication program worldwide during January 2005--May 2007 (3,4)." The fourth sentence of the third paragraph should have read, "The result was a 270% increase in reported cases of dracunculiasis in Sudan, from 5,569 cases in 1,085 villages in 2005 to 20,582 cases in 3,345 villages in 2006, with all but two villages located in Southern Sudan."

On page 814, the second sentence of the second paragraph should have read: "Of the 20,582 cases reported in 2006, 49% were contained, compared with 4% of 5,569 cases in 2005."

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Date last reviewed: 9/12/2007


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